‘Constructive dialogue’: German foreign Minister spoke about the results of the negotiations “channel four”

‘Constructive dialogue’: German foreign Minister spoke about the results of the negotiations “channel four”

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The participants were able to agree on a number of issues.

Late in the evening of 11 June in Berlin ended meeting of foreign Ministers of the participating countries “Norman Quartet” – Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia.

The head of the German foreign Minister Heiko Maas described the talks as “very detailed and constructive dialogue with each other”, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

Videoville over the last 16 months will be held in Berlin meeting in the “Normandy format”

For the first time in 16 months in Berlin going to the heads of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of four countries – Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia. In Germany expect difficult negotiations – in an interview with the newspaper “Bild” said the local Minister for foreign Affairs – Haiko Maas. Should raise in particular the question of accommodation in the Donbass UN peacekeeping mission. Himself a diplomat – the mission supports.

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According to Maas, the participants of the meeting discussed a number of steps to ensure the ceasefire in the East of Ukraine.

“We have reached agreement on a number of issues, which I now briefly introduce. The parties once again declared the necessity of the ceasefire. This includes the withdrawal of heavy weapons, military and demining of territories”, – said the head of the German foreign Ministry at a press conference after the meeting.

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The parties also discussed the actions in the humanitarian sphere, including the exchange of prisoners.

Maas noted that the negotiators agreed to continue consultations of experts of “Norman Quartet” in the “formula Steinmeier”.

In addition, the negotiators paid special attention to the issue of possible sending of the UN mission in East Ukraine. According to the German Minister, in the next week, the political Directors of foreign Ministers “channel four” will hold consultations on this issue.

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Recall, June 1, Haiko Maas at a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin in Mariupol announced the holding of the June 11 meeting of the foreign Ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine. Negotiations in the “Normandy format” on 11 June should be the first after 16-month break. The last meeting in the “Norman” format at Ministerial level took place in February 2017. In may , the heads of state and government of the “Norman Quartet” met in the German Aachen, the three of us. Then, during the meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and France Petro Poroshenko and Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel was not representative of Russia.

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